Hawthorne High School

  • Hawthorne High School serves 2,127 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Hawthorne High School operates within the Centinela Valley Union High School District.
  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2127 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,127 students
Hawthorne High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Hawthorne High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers106 teachers
Hawthorne High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeHawthorne High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:124:1
Hawthorne High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
11%
Hawthorne High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
77%
54%
Hawthorne High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
14%
6%
Hawthorne High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
1%
24%
Hawthorne High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Hawthorne High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Hawthorne High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsHawthorne High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.390.41
Hawthorne High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
70%
50%
Hawthorne High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
9%
Hawthorne High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Centinela Valley Union High School District's student population of 7,834 students has grown by 19% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 90% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,246 is higher than the state average of $10,966. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,407 is higher than the state average of $11,255. The district spending/student has declined by 32% over four years.
School District NameCentinela Valley Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed7,8341,597
Centinela Valley Union High School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%83%
Centinela Valley Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$82 MM$18 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$83 MM$18 MM
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$12,246$10,966
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,407$11,255
Centinela Valley Union High School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HawthorneEucalyptus Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 1040 students
    0.5 miles
    12044 S. Eucalyptus Ave.
    HawthorneCA 90250
    (310)675-3369
    0.5KG-51040
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Math And Science AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 565 students
    0.6 miles
    4467 W. Brd.way
    HawthorneCA 90250
    (310)973-8184
    0.69-12565
  • HawthorneRamona Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 741 students
    0.6 miles
    4617 W. 136th St.
    HawthorneCA 90250
    (310)675-7189
    0.6KG-5741
  • HawthorneHawthorne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 910 students
    0.7 miles
    4366 W. 129th St.
    HawthorneCA 90250
    (310)676-0167
    0.76-8910
  • HawthorneJuan Cabrillo Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 503 students
    0.7 miles
    5309 W. 135th St.
    HawthorneCA 90250
    (310)725-5400
    0.7KG-2503

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
December 02, 2017
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
December 02, 2017
Often underfunded in the past, the arts are gaining a resurgence in support as research shows benefits for children academically, along with improvements in behavior and attendance.
December 02, 2017
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.